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Rua do Azulejo

Paths that mirror Ovar.
Rua do Azulejo

Drawing on Portugal’s tile-making heritage, Rua do Azulejo, in Ovar, is seeking to honour the city’s cultural tradition – the City Tile Museum – with work along three squares where playful and contemporary “tiled carpets” have  been designed, with patterns and colours that invoke and enhance the heritage of the traditional Ovar tiles.

Construction year: 2015

Site: Ovar, Portugal

Intervention area: 12 730 m²

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Client: Ovar Municipality

General project manager: Miguel Correia

Urban design: Elsa Soares da Cunha, Sara Gonçalves, Virgínia Gomes, Francisca Romãozinho, Margarida Magro, Hilário Abril

Landscape design: Sara Távora

Graphic design: Nicole Côrte-Real

Engineering: GWIC

Consulting: Dra. Isabel Ferreira – Atelier de Conservação e Restauro do Azulejo da Câmara Municipal de Ovar (????)

Photography: ITS Ivo Tavares Studio

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